2012 Honda Jazz | new car review

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 by

Honda launched the 2012 Jazz in the Middle East earlier this year. The new 2012 Honda Jazz gets a fresh design, improved aerodynamics, revamped interiors and is in sync with Honda’s ‘man maximum, machine minimum’ concept.

The 2012 Jazz gets a redesigned front and rear end and is complimented by the redesigned lights. The base version is equipped with 15-inch steel wheels and the top of the line get 16-inch alloy wheels. The 2012 Honda Jazz also gets three new colours on top of the existing colour options.

Honda has liberated more space in the cabin and the large windshield and windows lend an air of spaciousness to the interior. Located on the centre of the dashboard is the is a multi-information display providing useful information on fuel consumption, range, etc. All variants come with a tilt and telescopic steering column and a driver seat can be adjusted for height. The top variant can be bought with an optional sunroof. Also standard is the single CD audio system fitted to all models and have MP3/WMA playback capability and speed dependent volume adjustment. The four speakers are supplemented with a pair of tweeters and USB adapter located in the centre console.

The 2012 Honda Jazz has a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that delivers 118bhp at 6,600rpm and 145Nm of torque at 4,800rpm. This engine is combined with a 5-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

The 2012 Jazz has an ACE (Advanced Compatibility Engineering) body structure, which provides multiple energy absorbing pathways to disperse impact energy and prevent cabin deformation. Standard on all models are dual front airbags. All Jazz models are equipped with ABS and electronic brake force distribution (EBD) system as standard equipment.

Price

LX: AED 62,999
EXI: AED 71,999

Specifications

1.5-litre i-VTEC engine; 118bhp, 145Nm

 

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